Irish Wheelchair Association (IWA) is a progressive independent person centered national organisation providing services for people with limited mobility.

 

We now seek applications for the following position in Kilkenny

 

Programme Assistant- Holiday Services – 12 Month fixed term- 32 hours per week

As a Programme Assistant you will be expected to provide personal and activity-based assistance to the service users of the Kilkenny Holiday Services in a way which enhances their independence, dignity and self-esteem as members of the local community.

 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

·        A minimum of 5 completed modules of QQI/FETAC level 5 in Healthcare Support or similar qualification is essential.

 

Knowledge and Skills

·        Previous experience of working with people with disabilities is desirable

·        Understanding of the social model of disability and the concepts of person centered planning an advantage

·        Understanding of independent living is desirable

 

 

*A full copy of the all the job description is available on www.iwa.ie

 

Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Friday, 23rd August 2019

 

IWA is an equal opportunity employer


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